re·​sched·​ule | \(ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül, -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule 

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
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If for some reason the test is postponed, it will be rescheduled for Oct. 3, the FEMA release says. Dom Calicchio, Fox News, "Test messages for federal alert systems to be sent to cellphones Thursday, FEMA says," 16 Sep. 2018 Shorewood canceled its show and has yet to reschedule. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Some communities reschedule fireworks shows for Thursday after storms move through," 4 July 2018 There's still no word on whether upcoming shows at the center will have to be rescheduled or relocated, but an update is expected later Thursday. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Two theaters suffered some water damage in the Kentucky Center fire," 14 June 2018 But because the power came back on so fast, the office only had to reschedule a half dozen appointments. Katy Moeller, Nicole Blanchard And Maria La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Power restored to Boise neighborhoods after brief outage affecting 12,000-plus," 5 June 2018 In May, Yildiz Holding, a food and retail company, rescheduled an estimated $5.5 billion in debt, pledging some of its assets as collateral. David Gauthier-villars, WSJ, "New Turkish Finance Minister Vows to Fight Inflation," 13 July 2018 New Lenox has rescheduled its Fourth of July fireworks display to Aug. 31. Susan Demar Lafferty, Daily Southtown, "New Lenox reschedules fireworks," 12 July 2018 Whitefish Bay, Germantown, Sussex and Elm Grove rescheduled fireworks for Thursday night. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Some communities reschedule fireworks shows for Thursday after storms move through," 4 July 2018 The city is tentatively rescheduling fireworks for July 14 as part of Yorkville River Fest, according to a city Facebook post. Staff Report, Aurora Beacon-News, "Many Aurora area fireworks shows canceled due to storms," 4 July 2018

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reschedule was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of reschedule

: to schedule (something) for a different time or date

: to arrange (a loan or debt) to be paid back at a later date than was originally planned

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